Most shops and all banks are closed on the following public holidays:

January 1 New Year

January 6 Epiphany

March or April Easter Monday

May 1 Labour Day

June Corpus Christi

June 22 Day of the 1941 Anti-Fascist Uprising

June 25 Day of Croatian Statehood

August 5 National Thanksgiving Day

August 15 Assumption

October 8 Independence Day

November 1 All Saints’ Day

December 25 & 26 Christmas

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The best places to go in spring

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Springtime is beautiful, with its big blue skies and flowers in bloom, so there may be no better time to travel. If you're thinking about getting away, here are…

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Go solo: the 20 best places to travel alone

Go solo: the 20 best places to travel alone

Solo travel can be one of the most rewarding ways to explore the world. Whether you'd rather spend it on a desert island or in a frenetic new city, here are th…

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A first-timer's guide to Central and Eastern Europe: 10 places to visit

A first-timer's guide to Central and Eastern Europe: 10 places to visit

Central and Eastern Europe are among the culturally diverse parts of the world, preserving a plethora of deep-rooted traditions. What’s more, large tracts of …

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